More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your McClatchy Meta Viers & Patrick Gleason/McClatchy
More than half million people have died between 2000 and 2015 from opioids. Today, opioid deaths are considered an epidemic. To understand the struggle individuals undergo once addicted to these drugs, we take a closer look at what happens to your McClatchy Meta Viers & Patrick Gleason/McClatchy

California’s opioid epidemic needs tougher response

October 15, 2017 12:01 AM